Appalachian Regional Healthcare

EDUCATION COORDINATOR

Job Locations US-KY-Hazard
Posted Date 1 year ago(3/6/2019 2:22 PM)
Requisition ID
2019-11997
# of Openings
1
Category
Nursing
Community
Psychiatric Center Hazard
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
Psych-Nursing Administration
Shift
Day Shift

Overview

  1. ACCOUNTABILITY OBJECTIVE:

 

          The Education Coordinator is accountable for planning, developing, coordinating, and evaluating education/training programs to provide all employees with educational opportunities which are consistent with all applicable guidelines.

 

  1. REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

 

          The Education Coordinator reports to the Administrator or designee and may supervise clerical personnel.

 

          The Education Coordinator has frequent contact with staff of the unit at all levels; Corporate Director of Education; staff of affiliated clinical education programs offered in the hospital; members of the local community; community agencies; physicians; and professional organizations.

Responsibilities

MAJOR ACTIVITIES:

 

          Establishes the philosophy and objectives of the unit's education department with input from staff.

 

          Conducts need assessments to determine in-services and program needs for all employees.

 

          Reviews and evaluates new and existing curricula for adaptation to local needs.

 

          Develops and conducts education/training programs based on adult learning theory.

 

          Organizes, conducts, and/or assists in conducting conferences, workshops, seminars, etc., for all employees.

 

          Develops and conducts in-service education programs on teaching methodologies for management staff.

 

          Prepares and/or recommends instructional materials, teaching aids, and audio-visual equipment for employees and assists with the development of patient education materials.

 

          Implements General Orientation program for all new employees.

 

          Maintains education/training records using Employment Development Record.

 

          Evaluates the effectiveness of education/training activities in relation to QI studies and recommends/makes necessary program changes.

 

          Maintains HSTN programming and encourages use of HSTN.

 

          Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

 

          Baccalaureate Degree in one of the appropriate Allied Health Professions, and working           experience in a hospital environment.

 

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